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West Carteret High School

Morehead City, NC


West Carteret High School
4700 Country Club Road
Morehead City, NC  28557
Phone: 252-726-1176
Carteret County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 9 out of 10 stars
9

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,204
Type: Regular School  
West Carteret High School

West Carteret High School


State Ranking

#95
Statewide High School Ranking: West Carteret High School is ranked #95 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (82nd percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, West Carteret High School is a 9-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Carteret County, NC. West Carteret High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,204 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

98.0
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: West Carteret High School had a Student Growth Score of 98.0. This placed West Carteret High School in the 98th percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 20.5 70th 17.5
Math 20.8 61st 18.9
Reading 21.7 65th 19.1
Science 21.2 68th 18.8
Writing 5.6 46th 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at West Carteret High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 5 (Superior)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 38% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 17% - Level 2
 17% - Level 2
 10% - Level 1
 10% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 8% - Level 5 (Superior)
 56% - Level 4 (Solid)
 56% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 14% - Level 2
 14% - Level 2
 15% - Level 1
 15% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 42% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 11% - Level 2
 11% - Level 2
 15% - Level 1
 15% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 575
Math 559
Composite Score 1134
SAT Participation Rate 22 %

West Carteret High had an average SAT score of 1134 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #51 out of 491 NC high schools (90th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at West Carteret High was 22% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 87% - West Carteret High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 87% - West Carteret High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 1%
 Asian - 1%
 Black - 6%
 Black - 6%
 Hispanic - 10%
 Hispanic - 10%
 Two or More Races - 7%
 Two or More Races - 7%
 White - 76%
 White - 76%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at West Carteret High School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for West Carteret High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Morehead City Primary School 9 0.6 miles Morehead City, NC Regular PK-3
Morehead Elementary School 7 2.3 miles Morehead City, NC Regular 4-5
Morehead City Middle School 8 2.6 miles Morehead City, NC Regular 5-8
Newport Middle School 8 4.9 miles Newport, NC Regular 6-8
Newport Elementary School 9 5.6 miles Newport, NC Regular PK-5
Broad Creek Middle School 9 7.3 miles Newport, NC Regular 5-8
Beaufort Elementary School 7 8.0 miles Beaufort, NC Regular PK-5
Beaufort Middle School 7 8.1 miles Beaufort, NC Regular 6-8
East Carteret High School 8 9.3 miles Beaufort, NC Regular 9-12
Croatan High School 9 9.4 miles Newport, NC Regular 9-12
Bogue Sound Elementary School 8 9.4 miles Newport, NC Regular PK-5
Roger R Bell Elementary School 4 11.2 miles Havelock, NC Regular K-5
Havelock High School 5 11.5 miles Havelock, NC Regular 9-12
Havelock Middle School 5 11.5 miles Havelock, NC Regular 6-8
Havelock Elementary School 5 11.6 miles Havelock, NC Regular K-5
Early College EAST High School 8 11.6 miles Havelock, NC Regular 9-13
Graham A Barden Elementary School 8 13.1 miles Havelock, NC Regular PK-5
Harkers Island Elementary School 8 13.6 miles Harkers Island, NC Regular K-5
Arthur W Edwards Elementary School 9 14.3 miles Havelock, NC Regular K-5
Smyrna Elementary School 9 14.6 miles Smyrna, NC Regular PK-8